Upbeat news from the housing industry and luxury retailer Tiffany & Co. nudged the stock market higher Tuesday.
Investors also got another market milestone when the Nasdaq composite closed above the 4,000-point mark for the first time in 13 years.
The Dow rose less than a point to close at 16,072.80.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up less than a point, or 0.01 percent, to 1,802.75.
The Nasdaq composite rose 23.18 points, 0.6 percent, to 4,017.75.
For the week:
The Dow is up 8.03 points, or 0.05 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 2.01 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 26.10 points, or 0.7 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 2,968.66 points, or 22.7 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 376.56 points, or 26.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 998.24 points, or 33.1 percent.